Centers around two of the most remarkable personalities of the late 18th/early 19th centuries--Napoleon Bonaparte and Jacques-Louis David, the most celebrated and controversial painters of his day. Represents the first detailed exploration of David's work under Napoleon's empire, along with his subsequent producing in Brussels
Catalog of an exhibition organized by the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, held in Williamstown, Mass., June 5-Sept. 5, 2004
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-369) and index
Lenders to the exhibition -- Foreword -- Preface and acknowledgments -- Chronology -- Art after politics -- In the service of Napoleon -- Portraits of the consulate and empire -- Antiquity revisited -- Late drawings: experiments in expression -- Portraits in exile -- The image of the artist -- Notes to essays
inherent mising pages.
David, Jacques Louis, 1748-1825; Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute; J. Paul Getty Museum